Nearly a decade of economic liberalization, stable government coupled with robust domestic demand, a growing middle class, a young population and a high return on investment, make Cambodia a credible investment destination.
A growing Cambodia offers great avenues for investments in various sectors — notably Infrastructure, Agriculture, Food Processing, Healthcare, Aviation, Construction, Tourism, ICT, Media & Entertainment, Mining, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceuticals, Ports, Power, Garments & Textiles, Tourism & Hospitality, Automobiles, Retailing Education and many more — in an investor-friendly environment.
Area: 181,035 sq km (69,898 sq miles)
- Population: Around 15.5 million (2015)
- Capital City: Phnom Penh
- People: Khmer (90 to 95%), with the remainder being Chinese, Vietnamese, Cham or about one dozen other smaller ethnic groups.
- Languages: Khmer
- Religion(s): The population is largely Buddhist, with a small Muslim minority (around 2.5%). There is a small Christian community.
- Currency: Cambodian Riel (the economy remains highly dollarized and the US dollar is accepted for most transactions in Cambodia)
- Government: Constitutional Monarchy
- Head of State: King Norodom Sihamoni
- Prime Minister: Hun Sen
- Foreign Minister: Prak Sokhun
- Membership of international groupings/organisations: United Nations (UN), Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Group of 77 at the United Nations (G77), Non Aligned Movement (NAM), Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), ASEF (Asia-Europe Foundation).
GDP: US$ 18.05 billion (2015)
- GDP Per Capita: US$1158.7 (2015)
- GDP Growth: 7.0% (2015)
- Inflation: 1.2% (2015)
- Major Industries: Agriculture, fishing and forestry, mining, construction, garment manufacture, tourism.
- Major trading partners: United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Canada and Taiwan
- Exchange Rate: Cambodian Riel is pegged to the U.S. dollar – US$1 = Riel 4,075
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